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Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

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Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is an international airport in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Its IATA code is YOW and is located latitude 45.32 and longitude -75.67 in Canada and operates in EDT time zone which is the same time zone as Toronto.

It has 27 scheduled arrival routes within Canada and 19 international scheduled routes. Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport tipically handles 4,616,431 passengers per year, ranking as the 5th busiest airport in Canada.

It has 2 runways that allow night landings, and can handle most commercial jumbo jets and long haul transport aircraft and regularly services large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. It is also setup for single engine aircraft, light twins, business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude 45.32250000
Longitude -75.66917000
City Ottawa
Domestic Departures 28
Domestic Arrivals 27
International Departures 19
International Arrivals 19


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
04/22 3300 ft / 1005 m 75 ft / 22 m ASP No
07/25 8000 ft / 2438 m 200 ft / 60 m ASP Yes
14/32 10000 ft / 3048 m 200 ft / 60 m ASP Yes

Most Popular Departures From YOW

Destination Airport
Toronto Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Calgary Calgary International, Alta. (YYC)
Winnipeg Winnipeg J. A. Richardson International Airport (YWG)
Frankfurt am Main Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
Moncton Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM)
Montréal Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)
Vancouver Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Fredericton Fredericton International Airport (YFC)
London London International Airport (YXU)
Toronto Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

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